Actress and mum of one, Jacqueline Jossa has spoken out about the pressure to always look perfect, saying: “We all feel ugly and low sometimes!”
In a heartfelt post on Instagram, next to a make-up free snap, pregnant Jacqueline wrote: “As a mother I barely have time to put make up on or wear a cute outfit without rushing here there and everywhere and I wouldn’t have it any other way.”
The mum to daughter, Ella, two, continued: “This is me, poorly, sleepy, pregnant and make up free this morning! I took a photo because me and Ella were having a cute moment reading a book together and then looked at the photo and thought holy moly poor me ahha!!
“One of them ones where you feel even more unwell cos you look so bad, but I like the fact I can post and make others feel better to let people realise that we all feel ugly and low sometimes!
“Let’s still take photos and memories we will keep forever, hopefully I look a bit more presentable tomorrow. Sorry Guys!! Me and my darling love a cuddle in the morning.”
The 25-year-old later took to Instagram Stories to add: “You know what I don’t get, like on famous people’s Instagram, they’re so pretty all the time! I mean, I know they’ve got money, but y’know, look at me!
“I ain’t got time for that! I ain’t got time to be pretty all the time.”
The EastEnders star, who revealed her pregnancy last month, then referenced her previous Instagram picture, adding: “By the way, my latest post wasn’t me being like, ‘Oh I’m really ugly, help me, someone tell me I’m pretty.’
“It was just one of those things where I took a really cute photo then saw my face and I was like, ‘Oh, that’s me.’
“[I] then thought, ‘Oh I can’t post that’, then I thought, ‘Hold on, no I’m not doing that, I’m not being that guy!’
“Whether I look amazing, got my makeup done, my lashes on, feeling good. Or whether I look like this, or I’m ill or whatever, it’s a cute picture.
“And I want to make people feel confident in what they’re doing too. We’re all normal.”
Jacqueline is married to reality star, Dan Osborne, 26.
Earlier this month, the former TOWIE star – who also has a son, Teddy, four, with his ex Megan Tomlin – revealed he’d got two more huge tattoos on the back of his legs.
The inkings are of his children’s faces, and he wrote alongside the picture on Instagram: “Had a great time in Edinburgh Thursday and Friday with my friend, the extremely talented @davidcorden, did these two portraits of my incredible children on my leg.”
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